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#217181 - 06/18/14 04:47 PM ...groan, go next door...and tell the person there [Re: Bazr]  
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PUNGLEE - The Joy of Paranomasia

#217188 - 06/19/14 07:56 AM start at picaroon and go boldly [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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picaroon

PRONUNCIATION:
(pik-uh-ROON)

MEANING:
noun: 1. A rogue, thief, or pirate. 2. A pirate ship.
verb intr.: To act as a pirate.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Spanish picarón (scoundrel), from picaro (rogue). Earliest documented use: 1624.

USAGE:
"I don't like bank stocks or banksters -- especially the big-city picaroons who have less conscience than a fox in a henhouse."
Malcolm Berko; Some OK Banksters and a Primer on Scripophily; Creators Syndicate (Los Angeles); Dec 14, 2011.

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PICAMOON - a Trekker deciding on a destination

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#217192 - 06/19/14 11:08 AM Re: start at picaroon and go boldly [Re: Bazr]  
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PICARDON - the starship captain's been around for so long they call him a dinosaur

#217194 - 06/19/14 11:21 AM looking for a place to stay [Re: Bazr]  
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PICAROOM - new concept in finding accommodation


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#217195 - 06/19/14 01:21 PM picaroon BOLDLY [Re: Bazr]  
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PICARTOON - a cartoon based on the kitschy book
The Life of PI

#217215 - 06/20/14 11:51 AM start at arroyo [Re: jenny jenny]  
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arroyo

PRONUNCIATION:
(uh-ROI-oh)

MEANING:
noun: A narrow, steep-sided watercourse, usually dry except after rain.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Spanish arroyo, from Latin arrugia (mine shaft). Earliest documented use: 1845.

USAGE:
"A wooden bridge took us across an arroyo and into a grassy area."
Gene Sager; In Touch With Nature; Natural Life (Toronto, Canada); Jan/Feb 2014.

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ARBOYO - the opposite to ARGIRLO


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#217222 - 06/20/14 08:10 PM ARROYO [Re: Bazr]  
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ARROW-O - an arrow designed to circle back to the archer if the target is missed.


#217224 - 06/21/14 12:08 AM Re: ARROYO [Re: jenny jenny]  
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ARROW-O - an arrow designed to circle back to the archer if the target is missed.



suicide arrows??


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#217225 - 06/21/14 12:19 AM Re: ARROYO [Re: jenny jenny]  
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ARTOYO - the Japanese version of 'Toy Story'


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#217226 - 06/21/14 03:24 AM Re: ARROYO [Re: Bazr]  
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ARROJO - Redbeard the Pirate, Scourge of the Spanish Main

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